Commercial Manager – Rail

Commercial Manager

Rail – Civil Engineering



About the company

My Client are set to celebrate their 40th year trading anniversary next year, they started off as a brickwork sub-contractor and over the past 40 years they have developed into a very well respected sub-contractor within the rail sector.  My client specialises within station upgrades, escalator and cable protection, platform works and station modernisation projects all within London Underground. The projects they get involved in range in value from £22,000 – £13M. The founding owner of the company still has a huge involvement, he likes to know all of his staff on a personal note and that won’t be changing.

About the role

The company are now looking to replace a long servant for the company. The commercial manager was with them for over 20 years and is now looking to retire, so they’re looking for somebody who’s got a strong background of working on London Underground and Network rail projects.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing costs across multiple projects, ensuring each is profitable for the Company. You will be involved with the reviewing, evaluation and delivery of payments as well as developing client relationships. The company are a privately owned company and they want somebody who’s looking for a calm and fun working environment and somebody who’ll easily get on well with a small commercial team.

You will undertake general surveying of projects as required, which will include reviewing and pricing variations and preparing valuations for the respective Project Manager and Commercial Director.

Benefits and rewards

You’ll have the satisfaction of working for a company who look after their staff and support their staff with constant development and the chance to be noticed and gain promotions and work up the ladder within the company.

You will be rewarded with a very good and competitive salary of starting from £65,000-£70,000.


You’ll be required to have experience working as a senior quantity surveyor for a sub-contractor on the London underground (ideally tier 2/tier 3 company).

It’s important that you’ve shown strong stability throughout your career working for tier 2 companies with at least 10 years’ experience working in the sector.

If this sounds of interest please email or call me on the number 01923750095.


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